Careers

Careers

Background on ABLE Instruments

ABLE is one of the leading suppliers of process measurement and control solutions in the United Kingdom. As a proactive business, we have been developing, since 1985, our company policies to train our staff to the highest standard specific to job role.

Our customer interface is our employees and that is why we realise the importance to provide the best in knowledge, experience and customer service. Our business depends on it.

We are renowned for our application knowledge and experience throughout the UK and that is why we believe we can further your career. We can share information and train you onsite so you are up to date with latest technology and solutions.

Current Opportunities

Internal Sales Engineer

Location:Lower Earley, Reading, Berkshire
Job Type:Permanent
Salary:Attractive salary experience dependant
Benefits:Salary plus target related bonuses & incentives

The Role

The position is based at the Reading office and is a front line post within a dedicated Sales team. Reporting directly to the Sales Office Manager and working alongside the external Sales personel, the successful candidate will be responsible for the duties listed below:

Quotations: To provide technically and commercially competent quotations and completed tenders to a high standard and within agreed deadlines.

Sales Support

  • To provide technical support materials for direct sale customers and occasionally export agents.
  • To provide an immediate / same day response to UK customers (new and existing).
  • To liaise within the company at all levels on pre and post sales issues.
  • Routine follow up on quotations and sales leads.
  • Occasionally arranging sales visits.

The Candidate

We are looking for a self-motivated, confident and enthusiastic individual with the ability to work both independently and within a team. A desire to achieve consistently high quality results is a necessary quality for this post, as are good organisational skills. The administrative components of this role require a good level of accuracy and close attention to detail. Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written, are essential, as the job will involve a high degree of customer liaison. A mature and professional approach to dealing with customer is essential.

Qualifications

A good educational background is required, with a minimum of HNC/HND from an engineering or scientific discipline. An excellent working understanding of common computer software packages will also be an important feature of the position.

Personal

12 months experience of working in similar role will be required. A background in instrumentation, control and/or process products will be essential. We are looking for a good communicator with a mature and professional outlook, who can integrate quickly and will make a significant impact to our growing sales team.

Graduate Engineer

Location:Lower Earley, Reading, Berkshire
Job Type:Permanent
Salary:Attractive salary experience dependant
Benefits:Attractive salary with bonus scheme and excellent prospects for future growth within the organisation.

The Role

Due to our continued growth, we require a Graduate Engineer reliable, well-organised, confident and enthusiastic individual willing to take on a hands on role with the objective of proceeding to a Service Engineering role. This will entail offshore and overseas travel and for which excellent allowances are provided.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will be well presented, highly organised, outgoing and able to use their initiative and problem solving abilities to complete their responsibilities accurately, appropriately and conscientiously and with the minimum of supervision within a high pressure environment.

Qualifications

A good degree in an engineering/scientific field or HND/HNC in instrumentation is preferred.

Personal

Confident, outgoing and well organised, with drive, initiative and enthusiasm. A willingness to learn and develop new skills. Ability to contribute to, and work as part of the team, but also the ability to work unassisted. Strong organisation, coordination and project management skills. Demonstrable understanding of Windows and Microsoft Office applications. Good written and verbal language skills.

Field Service/Support Engineer

Location:North of England/Scotland
Job Type:Permanent
Salary:Attractive salary experience dependant
Benefits:Salary, bonus, offshore/overseas allowance, fully paid rest days and company estate car.

The Role

To service, maintain, install, commission and calibration of Field Mounted Instrumentation (in particular their range of Nucleonic Level products). You will also be involved with assisting site personnel and acting as consultant, trouble shooting when necessary. You will be responsible for several customer sites located within the UK either offshore or onshore covering the Oil & Gas and Processing Industries.

The Candidate

Due to our continued growth, we require a reliable, well-organised, confident and enthusiastic individual to carry out the duties as described reporting directly to the Technical Manager. The successful candidate will be well presented, highly organised, outgoing and able to use their initiative and problem solving abilities to complete their responsibilities accurately, appropriately and conscientiously and with the minimum of supervision, and all within an environment involving multiple concurrent system implementations. Initial Product training will be provided and on a continuous basis.

Qualifications

HNC or equivalent in either Electrical and Electronic Engineering or Industrial Measurement & Control.

Background

Relevant apprenticeship, plus at least 2 years experience in the maintenance, calibration, installation and commissioning of instrumentation, i.e. Pressure, Temperature, Level, Flow up to PC based Microprocessors, plus some Analytical Equipment.

Area Sales Manager

Location:South, England
Job Type:Permanent
Salary:Attractive salary
Benefits:Target related bonuses & incentives + car

The Role

Assuming control of all existing and potential customers within the south of England and Wales. Exploiting maximum business opportunities with customers. Taking responsibility of maintaining and exceeding sales targets within the given area. Participating in sales activities including: customer site visits, telephone contacts, trade seminars and shows, product demonstrations and customer seminars. Producing quarterly sales forecasts in conjunction with the Field Sales Manager. Maintaining customer activity files on a custom built CRM database. Identifying, developing, and maintaining new opportunities. Influencing technology selection at early design stages of new or planned projects.

The Candidate

Proven track record in industrial or process sales in similar products and services. Capable of communicating and establishing strong relationships at various levels of business – e.g. instrumentation & process engineers, buyers, project managers, site maintenance and operators. Demonstrated working knowledge of Microsoft Office Conscientious, self motivated achiever, who is capable of working on own initiative.